surrender their fragrance
to a dusk breeze
in the moon’s crescent
I place my prayers
Ephemerae, 1:c, November, 2019
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Marilyn Ashbaugh is a poet, nature photographer and organic gardener. She is widely published in journals and anthologies featuring Japanese short-form poetry, including haibun, haiga, rengay, tanka, and haiku.